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The Language of Comic Narratives: Humor Construction in Short Stories

The Language of Comic Narratives: Humor Construction in Short Stories (Hardback)

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This book is a thorough and precise account of how humor works in short stories, covering the main areas of linguistic analysis and beyond. It offers a model of narrative comedy that is not only interdisciplinary, but also innovative, accessible and explanatory. The volume looks at humorous narratives from a new perspective that is rendered in a clear language and supplemented by definitions of key concepts and a wealth of examples.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co Publication Date: 20/10/2008 ISBN-13: 9783110205145  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Isabel Ermida, University of Minho, Portugal.

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